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Windows 7: windows System Image fails at about 150 gigs

16 Jun 2015   #11
rm22

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

i've finally completed the partitioning & file moves - there is now no problem imaging the the smaller 60gigs of just OS & apps

maybe it was a bad file on the the source drive? i've seen other posts where this was thought to be the case & i did delete a lot in the process - used 'disk cleanup' and deleted all restore points... in addition to moving all the data files

anyway good enough for now thanks all for the help


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17 Jun 2015   #12
Andyrids

Windows 7 x64 SP1
 
 

That is good to hear believe me I know how frustrating and time taking it can be when things won't image correctly... Since you put it down to a bad file that can constitute as being in a bad sector also so yes I thought as much, unfortunately I get to work with a lot of older and misused HDD's... bear in mind if you have the same problem again try with Drive Image XML it will copy the data it will take quite a long time but it will work :-) so it's not really for everyday use but damn good for an emergency.
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19 Jun 2015   #13
rm22

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks will do - i've made note of it for next time. now i just need to figure out how to get MS Outlook to behave with the moved files
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